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Robert Half International Purchasing Agent in Reading, Pennsylvania



Accountemps is seeking a Purchasing Agent to join a reputable company in the Reading area! This purchasing agent will be responsible for reviewing planned order releases and process accordingly, interacting with supplier quality to ensure disposition of defective materials and other purchasing responsibilities as assigned. This Purchasing Agent will work closely with the Strategic Sourcing Manager. This opportunity will offer great career growth and could lead to future opportunities! If you have previous purchasing experience, we want to hear from you!


Maintaining and updating inventory

Communicating with vendors regarding purchase orders

Reviewing and verifying purchase orders for accuracy

Entering and updated purchase order information through internal software

Tracking purchases from order placement until it arrives in hands of order placer

Placing purchase orders, rescheduling orders, confirmations, invoice reconciliation, decision of order quantities and due dates according to stock balance and costs

For immediate consideration, please submit your most recent resume in a word document to



2 + years of purchasing or relative experience

Researching and selecting vendors

Maintaining and identifying economic order quantities to manage inventory costs

Processing purchase orders

Experience with Oracle a plus

Excellent communication skills

Managing pricing and contract negotiations as needed

Associates or bachelor's degree preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 / Hourly

Location: Reading, PA

Date Posted: March 26, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 03770-9502531666

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance